Agenda 21 for Culture

Agenda 21 for Culture – United Cities and Local Governments’ policy statement on cultural developmentLogoA21c_es

Agenda 21 for Culture is the first document with a worldwide mission to support the  cultural development role of cities and local governments. It was developed by the

Commission for Culture of United Cities and Local Governments (the international peak body for local government) in 2006  and adopted by the Executive Bureau of UCLG

It advocates culture as the ‘Fourth Pillar’ of sustainable development, adding a fourth dimension to the three already existing pillars of economic viability, social inclusion and environmental balance.in November 2010.Agenda21_e

The Cultural Development Network seek to promote this conception of cultural development as a significant role of local government in Victoria and Australia, and our activities focus around this goal.

Culture: Fourth Pillar of Sustainable Development – Policy Statement

These further documents are available from the Agenda 21 website:
Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development
Millennium Development Goals, local govermments and culture
Document 1: Agenda 21 for culture
Document 2: Advice on local implementation of the Agenda 21 for culture
Document 3: Cultural indicators and Agenda 21 for culture
Report 1: Local policies for cultural diversity
Report 2: Culture, local governments and Millennium Development Goals
Report 3: Agenda 21 for culture in France. State of affairs and outlook
Report 4: Culture and sustainable development: examples of institutional innovation and proposal of a new cultural policy profile
Report 5: Cities, cultures and developments. A report that marks the fifth anniversary of Agenda 21 for culture